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NAME

mkudffs − create an UDF filesystem

SYNOPSIS

mkudffs [ switches ] device [ blocks-count ]

DESCRIPTION

mkudffs is used to create a UDF filesystem on a device (usually a disk). device is the special file corresponding to the device (e.g /dev/hdX). blocks-count is the number of blocks on the device. If omitted, mkudffs automagically figures the file system size.

OPTIONS

−−help

Display the usage and list of options.

−b,−−blocksize= block-size

Specify the size of blocks in bytes. Valid block size vales are 1024, 2048 and 4096 bytes per block. If omitted, mkudffs block-size is 2048.

−r,−−udfrev= udf-revision

Specify the udf revision to use. Valid revisions are 0x0201, 0x0200, 0x0150, and 0x0102. If omitted, mkudffs udf-revision is 0x0201.

−−lvid= logical-volume-ident

Specify the logical volume identifier.

−−vid= volume-ident

Specify the volume identifier.

−−vsid= volume-set-ident

Specify the volume set identifier.

−−fsid= file-set-ident

Specify the file set identifier.

−−strategy= strategy

Specify the allocation strategy to use. Valid strategies are 4 and 4096. If omitted, mkudffs strategy is based on the media-type.

−−spartable= spartable-number

Specify the number of sparing tables to write to disc. Valid numbers are 1 − 4. This option implies −−media−type=cdrw.

−−media-type= media-type

Specify the media type. Valid media types are:

hd

hard drive

dvd

DVD (Digital Versital Disc)

dvdram

DVD−RAM (Digital Versital Disc−Random Access Memory)

worm

WORM (Write Once Ready Many)

mo

MO (Magneto Optical)

cdrw

CD−RW (CD Read−Write)

−−space= space

freedbitmap

Freed bitmap

freedtable

Freed table

unallocbitmap

Unallocated bitmap

unalloctable

Unallocated table

−−ad= ad

inicb

Allocation Descriptors in ICB

short

Short Allocation Descriptors

long

Long Allocation Descriptors

−−noefe

Don’t Use Extended File Entries

−−u8

Use 8-bit unicode for file names

−−u16

Use 16-bit unicode for file names

−−utf8

Use UTF-8 for file names

EXIT STATUS

mkudffs returns 0 if successful, non-zero if there are problems.

AUTHOR

Ben Fennema <bfennema [AT] falcon.edu>

AVAILABILITY

mkudffs is part of the udftools package and is available from http://linux-udf.sourceforge.net.

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